nightlifeNOW – December 6 to 12

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 25 to Wednesday, October 31

Alberta's Juno and CCMA award-winning country musician Gord Bamford is performing at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Tuesday, December 11th, with special guest opener JoJo Mason. (Publicity photo)
Alberta's Juno and CCMA award-winning country musician Gord Bamford is performing at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Tuesday, December 11th, with special guest opener JoJo Mason. (Publicity photo)

Every Thursday, we publish live music and performance events at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas based on information that venues provide to us directly or post on their website or social media channels. Here are the listings for the week of Thursday, December 6 to Wednesday, December 12.

If you’re a pub or club owner and want to be included in our weekly listings, please email our Nightlife Editor at nightlife@kawarthanow.com.

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, December 7

8pm - Hoot In M'Noot w/ guest host Ron Kapitain

Saturday, December 8

9pm - Tich Maredza Band ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 15
9pm - The Salt Cellars ($10)

Arthur's Pub

930 Burnham St., Cobourg
(905) 372-2105

Thursday, December 6

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, December 7

8-11pm - Shawn Nelson

Saturday, December 8

8-11pm - Shawn Nelson

Sunday, December 9

4:30-8pm - Celtic Afternoon with Derek Morris

Monday, December 10

7-9pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, December 11

7:30pm - Beatles Tribute w/ Don Owen & Bruce Longman

Wednesday, December 12

8pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Friday, December 14
8-11pm - Chris Devlin

Saturday, December 15
8-11pm - DC Guitarman

Monday, December 31
10:30pm - NYE East Coast Kitchen Party w/ Madman's Window

Beard Free Brewing

649 Unit 4 The Parkway, Peterborough
(705) 775-2337

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 23
2-5 pm - Acoustic Jam Session

Black Horse Pub

452 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 742-0633

Thursday, December 6

7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, December 7

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, December 8

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Alan Black & The Steady Band

Sunday, December 9

3pm - Catfish Willie & The Buckle Busters; 6:30pm - Cellar Door

Monday, December 10

7-11pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, December 11

7pm - The Randy Hill Band w/ Ryan Van Loon

Wednesday, December 12

7pm - Washboard Hank & The Wringers

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 13
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, December 14
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Emburys

Saturday, December 15
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, December 16
3pm - Joe Bolger; 7pm - Roch Albert

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

148 Kent St. W., Lindsay
(705) 878-8884

Friday, December 7

7-9pm - Gerald Van Halteren

Coming Soon

Friday, December 14
7-9pm - Sam Loaker

Canoe & Paddle

18 Bridge St., Lakefield
(705) 651-1111

Saturday, December 8

8-11pm - Northern Soul

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

38 Covert St., Cobourg
(905) 377-9029

Friday, December 7

7pm - Bruce Longman

Champs Sports Bar

203 Simcoe St., Peterborough
(705) 742-3431

Thursdays

7pm - Open mic

Chemong Lodge

764 Hunter St., Bridgenorth
(705) 292-8435

Thursdays

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Fridays

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Wednesdays

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
(705) 653-0001

Saturday, December 8

9pm - Cindy & Scott

Wednesday, December 12

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coach & Horses Pub

16 York St. S., Lindsay
(705) 328-0006

Thursdays

10pm - Open Mic w/ Gerald Vanhalteren

Fridays

9:30pm - Karaoke Night w/ DJ. Ross

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

The Cow & Sow Eatery

38 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-5111

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
8:30pm - New Year's Eve w/ The Rootmen

Dominion Hotel

113 Main St., Minden
(705) 286-6954

Friday, December 7

7:30-10:30pm - Jeff Moulton

Saturday, December 8

6-10pm - Mike Biggar (dinner and show for suggested minimum $20 donation to Minden Food Bank, ticekts at www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-dominion-christmas-with-mike-biggar-tickets-52534604416)

Dreams of Beans

138 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 742-2406

Thursday, December 6

CANCELLED - 8pm - Open Mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Frank's Pasta and Grill

426 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-2727

Friday, December 7

9pm-12am - Karaoke; 12am - DJ

Saturday, December 8

8pm - Urban Angel; 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, December 12

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 15
8pm - Little Lake; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

53 Walton St., Port Hope
905-885-1888

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 22
7pm - Delaware String Band ($15 in advance at http://averybluegrasschristmas.eventbrite.ca)

Ganaraska Hotel

30 Ontario St., Port Hope
(905) 885-9254

Saturday, December 8

2pm & 10pm - Quickshifters

Wednesday, December 12

8-11pm - Open Mic Night w/ Clayton Yates & Rob Foreman

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 15
2pm & 10pm - Recovery

Friday, December 21
7pm - The Barrel Boys ($15 in advance at http://averybluegrasschristmas.eventbrite.ca)

Sunday, December 23
3pm - Ganaraska Skillet Lickers w/ mystery guests, bluegress ceilidh, banjo pick off ($15 in advance at http://averybluegrasschristmas.eventbrite.ca)

The Garnet

231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 874-0107

Friday, December 7

10pm - Wax Mannequin, Music For Goats ($10 at door)

Saturday, December 8

Tequila Jay, Beef Boys

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 13
Hilary Dumolin

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, December 6

6:30-8:30pm - Pop Country Line Dancing Lessons w/ Tina O'Rourke (beginner plus to intermediate, $7)

Gordon Best Theatre

216 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 876-8884

Coming Soon

Friday, December 14
8pm - Holiday Party ft Odd Man Rush ($10, portion of proceeds to Warming Room)

Hot Belly Mama's

378 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 745-3544

Thursday, December 6

8pm - The Quickshifters

Junction Nightclub

253 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 743-0550

Friday, December 7

10pm - Y2K Flashback w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
New Year's Eve Party ft DJ Bill Porter ($10 in advance at www.junctionptbo.com/nye)

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

13 Bridge St.. N., Hastings
(705) 696-3600

Thursday, December 6

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, December 7

8pm - Cale Crowe

Coming Soon

Friday, December 14
8pm - Little Lake

Monday, December 31
9pm - New Year's Masquerade Party ft Sanches Band ($10 in advance at 705-696-3600, $15 at door)

McThirsty's Pint

166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 743-2220

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with JJ Thompson

Fridays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Saturdays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Sundays

8pm - Open stage hosted by Ryan Van Loon

Mondays

9:30pm - Trivia Night hosted by Cam Green

Tuesdays

9pm - Vintage Tuesdays ft Brendan Lawless

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

990 Ontario St., Cobourg
(905) 377-8177

Thursday, December 6

7pm - Pop Up Choir - Christmas Edition

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 13
7pm - Andy Earle

Moody's Bar & Grill

3 Tupper St., Millbrook
(705) 932-6663

Thursday, December 6

9pm - Open mic

Oasis Bar & Grill

31 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-6634

Sundays

5:30pm - PHLO

Pappas Billiards

407 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 742-9010

Thursday, December 6

7-10pm - Open Mic hosted by Casey Bax

Saturday, December 8

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays with Jacques Graveline

Publican House Brewery

300 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 874-5743

Friday, December 7

8-10pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, December 8

8-10pm - Steve Stacey

Coming Soon

Friday, December 14
8-10pm - Reg Corey

Saturday, December 15
8-10pm - Mike Graham Duo

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

871 Chemong Rd., Peterborough
(705) 741-1078

Friday, December 7

8pm - Open mic hosted by Andy McDonald

Red Dog Tavern

189 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 741-6400

Saturday, December 8

9pm - Chris Culgin, Say Ritual, Broken Harmony ($10 + canned food donations for Kawartha Food Share)

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 13
Snake River Redemption

Friday, December 14
Disco Party

Saturday, December 15
10pm - The Silver Hearts

Friday, December 21
Weber Brothers Christmas show

Saturday, December 22
9pm - Chastity w/ Heartless Romantics, Peace and Rest, Fade Awaays ($10)

Sunday, December 23
9pm - Swervey, Robbie Jones, Zack Weston w/ DJ Tictactic ($10)

Wednesday, December 26
10pm - Tarantüela w/ Michael C. Duguay and more (no cover)

Friday, December 28
MIA

Monday, December 31
10pm - Mokomokai Album Release and New Year's Eve Bash with Living Dead Girl ($15, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22515/)

Wednesday, March 6
10pm - Five Alarm Funk and Too Many Zooz ($25, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22560/)

Retro e-Sports Bar

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
(705) 775-3232

Thursdays

9pm - Rockband Karaoke Night

Riley's

257 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 750-1445

Thursdays

Travis Berlinbach

Fridays

Travis Berlinbach

Saturdays

Josh Gontier

Sundays

Josh Gontier

Mondays

Josh Gontier

Tuesdays

Josh Gontier & Cale Gontier

Wednesdays

Guest performers

The Social

295 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 874-6724

Friday, December 7

8pm - Larry Enticer

Saturday, December 8

9pm - Molly's Chamber

Southside Pizzeria

25 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough
(705) 748-6120

Fridays

9am-12pm - Open mic hosted by Jim Russell

Saturday, December 8

8:30pm - An Evening of Punk and Metal ft The Albino Structure w/ Bsement Dweller & A Day on Mercury ($10 at door)

Tuesdays

9am-12pm - Open mic hosted by Art Lajambe

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

64 John St., Port Hope
(905) 885-7200

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 29
10pm - Joker

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 15
8pm - Johnny Pandora from Tokyo Japan w/ special guests The Dreamboats ($10, tickets available at Twisted Wheel, Providence, and Bluestreak Records)

The Venue

286 George Street North, Peterborough
(705) 876-0008

Tuesday, December 11

7:30pm - Gord Bamford w/ special guest JoJo Mason ($47.50, available at www.cabinmedia.ca/gordbamford)

VIDEO: "Dive Bar" - Gord Bamford

VIDEO: "Edge of the Night" - JoJo Mason

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 13
7:30pm - Fourth Annual Warming Room Christmas Concert ft Kate Suhr, Melissa Payne, Kate Brioux, Paper Shakers (19+, PWYC, all proceeds to Warming Room Community Ministries)

Saturday, December 15
7pm - The Headstones w/ Matchstick Skeletons ($42.50, available at www.ticketmaster.com)

Saturday, December 22
7pm - Monster Truck w/ Crown Lands ($32, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22350)

Monday, December 31
8:30pm - 19 New Year's Eve Brazilian Carnival ft DJ Rodrigo Flores and samba drumming group A Fantástica Bateria Escola De Samba De Toronto and Batucatronica ($40, in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/2019-new-years-eve-brazilian-carnival-tickets-52230940148)

Friday, February 8
7:30pm - Aaron Pritchett w/ Kira Isabella ($29.50 - $65, tickets on sale Fri Nov 2 at https://cabinmedia.ca/buy-tickets/tickets/191)

Tuesday, March 5
7pm - Mother Mother ($45.50 to $111.99, available at www.ticketmaster.com)

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